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Stay in School

It’s the time of year when everyone is getting ready to head to Clarion and Launchpad and conventions. It’s busy and social, signings will abound, and you might even meet some of the authors who have shaped your life. And that is one of the things that makes our genre so incredible. But hey, there’s […]

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Writing Synopses and Getting Over Yourself

I’m a fairly new writer with very little experience, if I’m going to be completely honest, so this opinion may change in the future, but: I think I’m an outliner. It makes sense. Before I decided to really give writing a go, professionally, I spent six months simply reading about publishing. Everything I could get […]

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Getting unstuck

I’ve been going to writing workshops since 2004, and at this point it’s pretty rare for me to hear of a tool I haven’t heard of before. That doesn’t mean I don’t need to be reminded, and often! I love being reminded, because frankly there are just so many tools and I’m too new at […]

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